Swinton is a lively town in Salford adjoining the towns of Pendlebury and Clifton
Swinton is a lively town in Salford adjoining the towns of Pendlebury and Clifton.
Historically in Lancashire, for centuries Swinton was a small hamlet in the township of Worsley, parish of Eccles and hundred of Salfordshire. The name Swinton is derived from the Old English "Swynton" meaning "swine town".
The town has some beautiful architecture to visit such as the neoclassical Salford Civic Centre, which has a 125-foot (38 m) high clock tower and Wardley Hall is an early medieval manor house and a Grade I listed building, and is the off\icial residence of the Roman Catholic bishops of Salford.
The town has a
Swinton is served by two railway stations on the Manchester-Southport line. Swinton railway station is near the town centre on Station Road (B5231), just over the boundary in Pendlebury. The other station is Moorside railway station near the top of Moorside Road, close to its junction with Chorley Road
Manchester International Airport 20 miles
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Swinton Golf Course